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Gigartina orbicularis Zanardini 1874

Publication details
Gigartina orbicularis Zanardini 1874: 501

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1874). Phyceae australicae novae vel minus cognitae. Flora 57: 486-490, 497-505.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gigartina is Gigartina pistillata (S.G.Gmelin) Stackhouse.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pachymenia orbicularis (Zanardini) Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. Port Philip [sic] - (Ferd. von Mueller.)" [Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia] (Zanardini 1874: 501). Holotype: Ferd. von Mueller; MCVE (Womersley & Lewis 1994: 209).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), orbicular (Stearn 1985).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1934). De Gigartinis. Revue Algologique 7(1 and 2): 131-138. [in Latin]

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Lewis, J.A. (1994). Family Halymeniaceae Bory 1828: 158. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 167-218. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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